Krzysztof Zima is Assistant Professor of Organization and Management at the Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Institute of Construction and Transportation Engineering & Management. His current research interests focus on construction cost estimation, Building Information Modeling, Design&Build and Integrated Project Delivery, evaluation of investment efficiency and influence of the building shape on the cost of construction.
Krzysztof Zima received his Ph.D. in 2008 from the Cracow University of Technology. He is the author/co-author of over 60 publications, academic book and 3 chapters in academic text book, several international and local conferences papers, a lot of opinions and expertise’s. He was also a scientific committee member and a reviewer of polish and international conference papers and journals. He received the Award of the Minister of Infrastructure for a doctoral thesis: Analysis of development of construction projects using fuzzy logic (for 2008), Honorary Badge of Cracow University of Technology (2011) and Outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction in the Emerald Literati Network 2014 Awards for Excellence. He is a cost estimation appraiser, member of Construction Cost Estimators Association and American Real Estate Society.